Baby Food

Homemade Baby Food Recipes

 Quick, easy-to-grab, ready in a dozen different flavored jars at the store- or chopping, blending, mixing, grinding work that leaves a mess on your counter? That’s right, the choice is yours, and for many moms the choice is between the easy way or the hard way. But what if the question is not which way is the easiest, but rather, which choice is the best? » Read more

Top Tips On Transitioning Baby To Solid Foods from Inhabitots

By Inhabitots

Making homemade baby food needn't be a daunting, time-consuming endeavor. » Read more

The Basics of Introducing Solid Foods

When? About six months old. Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended prior to six months. An iron-fortified, infant formula feeding is considered the only adequate substitute to breastfeeding by the American Academy of Pediatrics. How? » Read more

Baby's First Foods Chart

There is some debate about when babies should start solid foods.  Even within the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) there is a difference of opinion.  The AAP’s Committee on Nutrition recommends starting solids sometime between 4 and 6 months.  However, the AAP’s Breastfeeding » Read more

Delaying Solid Foods

Your baby’s first foray into the world of solid foods marks an important and exciting milestone, and it may be tempting to start as soon as possible. However, most doctors recommend waiting to start solid foods until your baby is at least four months, and preferably closer to six months old. » Read more

Fun with Finger Foods

By Annabel Karmel from 'First Meals and More: Your Questions Answered'

First Meals and More Finger foods are a wonderful way to introduce your baby to various tastes and textures, and will help to encourage independent eating. » Read more

Baby Food: Worse than a Big Mac?

By JustMommies

A new report out of Britain has released information regarding popular baby foods and their high sugar and saturated fat contents. Reuters reports that the CFC (Children’s Food Campaign) cited certain baby foods – such as Farley’s Original Rusks and Toddler’s Own Mini Cheese Biscuits (both made by Heinz) – as examples of such. » Read more

Finger Food Mania: Tips and Recipes for Introducing Finger Foods to Your Baby

By Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers

There is nothing cuter than watching your little one chase food around the highchair tray with her fingers, and seeing the sense of accomplishment in her face when a tiny little piece of food actually makes it her mouth. » Read more